Penn Law to Hold Visual Legal Advocacy Roundtable

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151October 13, 2008


Regina Austin, University of Pennsylvania Law professor
Michael Wong, Penn Law student
Gretchen Berland, Yale Medical School professor
Carol Jacobsen, University of Michigan professor
Margie Smith, Think Tank Films

WHAT: “Building Video Bridges”

WHEN: Oct. 17, 2008


University of Pennsylvania Law School
34th and Chestnut streets

Law students, professors and lawyers in public interest and entertainment will join information-technology specialists and documentary filmmakers to discuss law-genre documentaries and effective ways to use video in practicing law.

The conference will include the premiere showing of the documentary of Shmul Kaplan, an 80-year old disabled Jewish survivor of the Nazi invasion of the Ukraine, whose complicated journey through the U.S. immigration system is told in the film.